Polls close in OH as elections in 5 states wrap up
The pro-Balderson effort has focused largely on motivating Republican voters by casting O'Connor as extreme. Democratic challenger Danny O'Connor is critical of both Republicans and Democrats .
Jones is the host of the daily Alex Jones Show podcast and his platform, Infowars - founded in 1999 - producers another five podcasts.
He stated that Jones "hasn't violated our rules" yet, but Dorsey says that rules will be enforced, and the platform is committed to maintaining "a healthy conversational environment" while (hopefully) watching out for bot-driven amplification of tweets. Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and Google's (GOOGL) YouTube removed content associated with Jones and InfoWars for violating their policies. In a side swipe at the suggestion that numerous bans that have been slapped on Jones and Infowars in recent days have been kneejerk reactions, he adds: "we'll continue to promote a healthy conversational environment by ensuring tweets aren't artificially amplified".
'Kill me,' Florida high school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said after rampage
Parts of what was said have been redacted, indicating that they also likely include Nikolas Cruz's confession . Cruz (above last Friday in court) said he heard a voice in his head and had been hearing them for years.
USA radio host Alex Jones (C) uses a megaphone to speak to crowds near the Quicken Loans Arena, the venue for the 2016 Republican National Convention. He highlighted the need to adhere to Twitter's own rules rather than "succumbing" and "reacting" to outside pressure, as that would lead Twitter to becoming a service that's "constructed by our personal views that can swing in any direction". The pages were removed "for glorifying violence, which violates our graphic violence policy, and using dehumanizing language to describe people who are transgender, Muslims and immigrants, which violates our hate speech policies", Facebook said in a release.
Dorsey said Twitter did not want to take "one-off actions to make us feel good in the short term, and adding fuel to new conspiracy theories".
Saudi students' year at UPEI in question
Canada has said it is "gravely concerned" about the arrests and has called for those detained to be released immediately. Samar is a vocal campaigner for her brother Raif Badawi, a blogger who was arrested in Saudi Arabia in 2012.
Dorsey also appeared to put the onus of identifying false information on individual users, calling on journalists to "document, validate, and refute such information". "This is what serves the public conversation best". A separate Twitter account for Infowars is also still running.